By Kinley MacGregor
Lochlan MacAllister was once born to guide. Ruthlessly groomed to take regulate of his extended family, he has given his existence to his humans. but if he learns that the brother he concept was once lifeless may nonetheless be alive, he embarks on a quest to discover the reality. Catarina desires a lifetime of freedom. yet now Catarina's royal father desires to use her as a pawn to make sure a treaty among conflicting lands. a lot in order that he is keen to kidnap his daughter to strength the difficulty. but if she escapes, destiny throws her into the trail of a guy she loathes. Lochlan is shocked to discover the shrewish Cat being hauled away via unknown males. Unwilling to determine even her endure, he frees her basically to profit that she has her personal demons to struggle. while their fates intertwine, those that be aware of not anything of belief needs to depend upon one another, and enemies who've vowed their everlasting hatred needs to locate universal flooring, or see their very lives shattered.
By Jennifer Stevens
Fictional reconstructions of the Gospels proceed to discover a spot in modern literature and the preferred mind's eye. Present-day writers of recent Testament–based fiction are thought of to join a convention shaped within the mid-to-late 20th century. but the rules have been laid prior nonetheless by way of writers like Oscar Wilde, George Moore, and Marie Corelli who, in flip, drew impact from different works of biblical scholarship. the most recent within the English organization Monographs sequence, The old Jesus and the Literary mind's eye paints a powerful photograph of the connection among nineteenth-century biblical scholarship and literary works that increases attention-grabbing questions for students operating on the intersection of literature and theology.
By Katherine Holman
The old Dictionary of the Vikings strains Viking task in Europe, North the United States, and Asia for over 3 centuries. in this interval humans from Scandinavia used their longships to release lightning raids upon their eu friends, to colonize new lands within the east and west, and to interchange Scandinavian furs for jap wine and spices and Arab silver. The Viking age additionally observed major adjustments at domestic in Scandinavia - kings prolonged their energy, Norse paganism misplaced flooring to christianity, and new cities and ports thrived because of elevated touch with the broader world.
This booklet offers a entire paintings of reference for individuals drawn to the Vikings, together with entries at the major old figures considering this dramatic interval, very important battles and treaties, major archaeological reveals, and key works and assets of data at the interval. It additionally summarizes the effect the Vikings had at the components the place they traveled and settled. there's a chronological desk, targeted and annotated bibliographies for various issues and geographical destinations, and an creation discussing the most important occasions and advancements of the Viking age.
By Shirley Karr
A lady of the evening . . .
Her inherited property is bankrupt, yet woman Sylvia Montgomery won't ever let the townsfolk who depend upon her to starve. determined instances demand determined measures, and the plucky good looks reluctantly assumes the management of a smuggling operation—a mantle that matches her unusually good. even if, the perilous company might be a couple of inventive, genteel woman can deal with by myself. fortunately, assistance is at the way—in a such a lot deliciously attractive masculine form!
A rogue in education . . .
Stripped of all familial obligations whilst his brother, the earl, returns from battle, Anthony Sinclair has made up our minds to develop into a rakehell. His pursuit of delight has led him to a village with a secret—and to an intoxicating woman taken with felony actions. through rights, he should still easily seduce the wench, have his approach together with her, then vanish. however the bewitching Sylvia has captured Tony's middle. And to win her love he'll subscribe to her in turbulent and dangerously interesting waters the place no precise rake could ever venture.
By Hammarskjöld, Dag; Lipsey, Roger; Hammarskjöld, Dag
After his mysterious loss of life, Dag Hammarskjöld was defined through John F. Kennedy because the "greatest statesman of our century." moment secretary-general of the United countries (1953 - 61), he's the single individual to were offered the Nobel Peace Prize posthumously. via broad learn in little explored files and private correspondence, Roger Lipsey has produced the definitive biography of Dag Hammarskjöld. Hammarskjöld: A Life presents vibrant new insights into the existence and brain of a very nice person. Hammarskjöld the statesman and Hammarskjöld the writer of the vintage religious magazine Markings meet during this new biography - and the reader will meet them either in those pages. A towering mid-twentieth-century figure, Hammarskjöld speaks on to our time.
By William G. Boltz, Michael C. Shapiro
This quantity owes its genesis to a chain of lectures on a variety of points of the old phonology of Asian languages, backed via the Asian Linguistics Colloquium of the dep. of Asian Languages and Literature of the collage of Washington, in Seattle. the quantity comprises papers on either theoretical and utilized features of Asian linguistics, and subject matters tested contain vowel concord, dialect version and “inherent variability”, old reconstruction in accordance with written documents, historic reconstruction in accordance with the comparative approach, accentology, and language standardization. whereas a number of the papers are comparative in nature, others take care of results of language touch on phonological platforms. Languages and language households handled are Indo-Aryan, Dravidian, Altaic, chinese language, Uralic, Korean, and Tai.
By Deborah Hale
Betrayed through his first spouse, Simon Grimshaw will not marry back. yet sultry nights in Singapore may be lonely--nothing a stunning English mistress would not repair!
Bethan Conway solutions an ad to turn into a spouse, believing it's going to support her mystery look for her lacking brother. yet Simon is not the gruesome outdated guy she used to be awaiting. he is a hot-blooded bachelor who desires a lady in his bed--a place Bethan's a growing number of tempted to fill!